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Winner of the prize for New Edited Book at The Royal Society of Medicine & The Society of Authors' Medical Book Awards, this textbook for medical students covers orthopaedics, trauma and rheumatology in one volume. It offers both core information regarding what the student needs to know about these specialties and an extensive series of cases with questions and answers that illustrate the thinking behind common everyday practice. The book offers a standard approach to history taking and physical examination, and relevant anatomy, highlighting the reasons for the different approaches within each specialty as required.
New chapters on sports and exercise related problems in adults, adolescents and children
A new restructured section on fractures pulls together the text into a more logical presentation of the subject
Additional emphasis on the multi-professional team approach to the management of musculoskeletal disorders
An update of the therapeutics in all chapters.
Provides a comprehensive overview of musculoskeletal medicine and surgery perfectly tailored for the busy medical student
Illustrated in full colour throughout
Succinct coverage of essential topics helps aid understanding whilst avoid unnecessary detail thus saving time
Uniform style of chapters throughout allows readers to easily scan through for the information required
Useful summary boxes outline the main points of each condition including aetiology, pathology, epidemiology, clinical features, investigations, management and prognosis
100 case histories with questions illustrate the range of clinical problems that students will encounter during their clinical placements
New Edited Book Winner at The Royal Society of Medicine &The Society of Authors’ Medical Book Awards “Out of several undergraduate texts on musculoskeletal disease, this is both comprehensive and comprehensible and a valuable addition to departmental and students’ personal libraries.”
"This book is the best comprehensive work I have seen on the musculoskeletal system for medical students. I highly recommend the book to all medical students, junior residents, and primary care physicians." Edward Abraham, MD(University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine), Doody Enterprises, Inc. Nov 2008
By Raashid Luqmani, DM, FRCP, FRCPEdin , Professor of Rheumatology, NIHR Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, University of Oxford and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and Oxford University, Oxford, UK ; James Robb, BSc(Hons), MD, FRCSEd, FRCSGlasg, FRCPEdin, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh; Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh; Senior Lecturer in Surgery, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UK; Daniel Porter, BSc(Hons), MD, FRCS(Tr & Orth) , Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh and Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, UK and Benjamin Joseph, MBBS, MS(Orth), MCh(Orth), Professor of Orthopaedics and Head of Paediatric Orthopaedic Service, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka State, India
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